The Testament of Judith Barton by Robin McLeod

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Imagine the cinematic masterpiece Vertigo retold by its tragic heroine: that heroine, Judy Barton may be the most-watched and least-understood woman in movie history. Generations of viewers think Ferguson tells us all we need to know when he sputters, "You were his girl!" at the movie's climax. But what if the woman we've come to sympathize with is neither Elster's mistress, nor a willing accessory to murder?
 

About Robin McLeod

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While writing this novel, Wendy, Robin andtheir white cat Pearl lived on a hill overlooking SanFrancisco's Ocean Beach. They now live in the Byrd Park neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia.
 
Published December 30, 2011 by PM Press. 285 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Last time the world heard from Judy Barton she was tumbling out of the bell tower at Mission San Juan Bautista to her death, but it turns out the ethereal beauty of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 masterpiece Vertigo has more to say.

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The Testament of Judith Barton: A Novel by Wendy Powers and Robin McLeod takes the reader into the life and mind of Judith Barton, the pivotal character in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Vertigo.

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It’s a testament to our relationship that we’re still married – though neither one of us is jumping at the chance to write another novel together, as it was a painful process.

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